Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL  
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EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.

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Electroengineering - Feb 15
Electroengineering
EPFL researchers have developed a compact and efficient medium-frequency transformer. Their device is poised to enhance the flexibility and efficiency of tomorrow's smart grids and DC power distribution networks. An EPFL-made prototype has been thoroughly tested and presented in several tutorials designed for experts from the academic and industrial worlds.
Innovation - Feb 14
Innovation

EPFL's smart living lab, located on the Fribourg campus, is at a pivotal moment in its development.

Chemistry - Feb 12
Chemistry

Seeking to address fluoride contamination in drinking water, chemical engineers at EPFL have developed a portable and user-friendly device that can measure fluoride concentration accurately and reliably.

Innovation - Feb 8
Innovation

Funds raised in Switzerland crossed the CHF 1 billion mark for the first time in 2018. And EPFL startups accounted for over a sixth of that amount, bringing in CHF 217 million.

Health - Feb 8
Health

EPFL scientists have developed microscopic, hydrogel-based muscles that can manipulate and mechanically stimulate biological tissue.

Business - Feb 5

In an effort to promote stress research in Switzerland, Professors Carmen Sandi (EPFL Brain Mind Institute) and Dominique de Quervain (University of Basel) have founded stressnetwork.ch , a network of over 30 renowned scientists from Swiss universities working in different areas of stress.

Physics - Feb 12
Physics

One of the key building blocks of flexible photonic circuits and ultra-thin optics are metasurfaces.

Environment - Feb 11
Environment

This summer, 40 international scientists will participate in the GLACE expedition around Greenland in order to study the effects of climate change in that region.

Innovation - Feb 8
Innovation

Funds raised in Switzerland crossed the CHF 1 billion mark for the first time in 2018. And EPFL startups accounted for over a sixth of that amount, bringing in CHF 217 million.

Innovation - Feb 7
Innovation

The first rapid screening test for cancer developed by EPFL spin-off Lunaphore is being released today.

Physics - Feb 4
Physics

The first call for proposal for the EPFL Open Science Fund attracted nearly 50 propositions. Nine projects were selected and will receive support to develop ideas fostering open and reproducible research on campus, and beyond.





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